GEOSON Conference 2018 kicks off in Abuja

The Geoinformation Society of Nigeria conference themed ”Geospatial technologies for national development” which is incorporated for the development, advancement and applications of Geoinformation in Nigeria starts fully today till the 15th of November, 2018. 

The theme did not just stand alone, it gave rise to other subthemes outlined below;

  • Regional security and challenges of economic development
  • GIS and RS application
  • Big date and cloud competing
  • SDI for national development (E-government, E-health etc.)
  • New trends of Geospatial technology

Dr Christopher Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister for Science and Technology will be in attendance as the Guest speaker, Prof.S.O Mohammed, Director General National Space Research and Development Agency as the Chief speaker and Prof. Jide Kufoniyi, professor of Geoinformatics as a Lead speaker. Other speakers include Dr Ahmed S, Halilu, Director of Strategic space application and Dr, Lat Gueye, Director of ECOWAS Early Warning. 

The Geoinformation Society of Nigeria is one of the societies in Nigeria which supports and participates in the development of Geoinformation and gives services to mankind in honest and forthrightness within the of Geoinormation with the vision to promote and facilitate geospacial information integration, knowledge and innovation sharing among members and institution in Nigeria and beyond.

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The Geoinformation societies’ aim is to ensure that geospatial information and its services permeate every aspect of the society for accelerated socioeconomic development of Nigeria in particular and the world in general.